(written from a Production point of view)
Dan Hageman is the executive producer and co-creator of Star Trek: Prodigy on Nickelodeon with his brother and writing partner, Kevin Hageman. Previously, they wrote and produced the award-winning animated series Trollhunters and created the animated series Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitsu.
In February 2019, it was announced that Nickelodeon had entered talks to air a new Star Trek animated series, and Trollhunters writers and executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman had boarded the project. 
In July 2019, the Hagemans announced the full writers' room for the upcoming Nickelodeon series.